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Nov 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
were upset to lose a day's pay. >> none of us can make a living today. this is how we make our living, by pulling our freight out of here and delivering it to the customers. >> i'm losing $600. >> reporter: isaac with the port says the maritime area alone generates $8 million of economic activity per day. >> any disruption to that is a negative impact on this whole region's economy. >> reporter: he says the port is facing serious financial challenges and while they do want to continue the conversation with the union -- >> we have to address financial sustainability across the board. we have $1.3 billion in debt, $850 million in unfunded pension and capital budget needs, that's nearly $2 billion in outstanding liabilities. >> reporter: striking employees don't buy it especially after learning some port executives are under investigation for alleged improper spending. >> they want to take 15% of our wages because they say there's not enough money, yet i see they are spending money on entertainment, strip clubs and what not. we just want a fair contract. >> reporter: workers hope this s
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
of her and got her treatment. they also provided information to the police which ultimately assisted us in making the arrest. >> reporter: as police gathered clues they say the teen called one of the victim's family members demanding ransom money. police arrested him soon after back at the shopping center still in possession of the woman's van. they say his handgun turned out to be a fake. the 14-year-old is booked into juvenile hall facing a litany of charges including attempted murder, robbery, kidnapping for ransom and carjacking. it will be up to the d.a. if he is going to be charged as an adult. live in vallejo, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> now let's get a check on the weather with lawrence. it's been raining. >> yeah. some breaking news out there. >> yeah. >> we had some rain. >> we got some rain out there. stormy this morning, now it's broken off to showers. scattered showers around the bay area. still pockets of moderate amounts of rain in the santa cruz motts, los gatos, sliding into the san jose area. we're far from done. this is just the first round that came through early on thi
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
and the heavy -- we know the high winds and the heavy rain but prepping is a major task. pg&e showed us their offensive tactics they use. pg&e ready for round 2 of storms to hit the bay area. the next one even bigger than the first. >> we are out here trimming trees as we can and do year round but any break in the storm we'll be out there restoring folks and getting ready for the next wave of storms. >> reporter: off the bay area coast we saw a preview of what's to come. strong winds paired with a heavy sheet of rain is a combination that could result in massive power outages. >> when you get this wind, this 'em on in the season, a lot of the leaves are still on the trees that we can see here. acts like sails and can bring do your healthy trees into power lines, which we saw yesterday. >> reporter: toppled trees and fallen branches are the leading cause to power outages. yesterday 18,000 customers lost power during the first round of wet weather. nature is unpredictable but pg&e is making sure the impact in the bay area is minimal. >> we are prepositioning crews. today we are loading ex
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >> ultimately, every step must move us toward a comprehensive peace for all the people of the region. >> reporter: the truce calls for israel to ease restrictions at the gaza border. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu agreed to a cease- fire after president obama called and urged him to give it a chance. earlier wednesday, an explosion tore through a bus in a busy section of tel aviv. emergency crews rushed to the scene to treat the injured. hamas has not claimed responsibility but praised the attack. today the white house called the bus bomb in tel aviv a terrorist attack and reaffirmed the u.s. commitment to israel's security. during the fighting, hamas fired more than 1,000 rockets into israel and israel launched more than 1500 attacks including air strikes killing more than 140 people in gaza. the white house says the president called egypt's president and netanyahu to commend them for working together. under the cease-fire agreement, hamas has agreed not to fire rockets into israel and israel agreed to end its policy of assassinating top militant leaders. danielle notting
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
currently uses krker guns or noise makers but that isn't working of the airport reported 180 bird strikes since 2009. now the fas a is requesting -- faais requesting stronger information. >> we just hope that we will be able to do the same in the interest of safety for our passengers and our aircraft. >> reporter: barnes said the staffers and contracted biologists would be scoping the airways 24/7. shooting the birds would be a last resort. as for the cost, we're told the money would be coming from the airport's operating budget. the city council will vote on that tomorrow afternoon. . michelle being back to you. >>> a bay area family is among four killed in a crash near placerville. the chp said a prius and mini van collided. a man, woman and child died in the prius. highway patrol says the prius veered into oncoming traffic. it's not clear why. >>> 31 people died in california traffic accidents over the holiday weekend, 10 more than last year. 13 were not wearing seat belts. hear in the bay area, five deadly accidents killed a total of six people and there were 224 dui arrests over th
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
aren't as much there anymore so we see a lot of people turning to us for help. the agency takes advance signups as well as walkiums. sacred heart has been providing holiday food boxes for nearly 50 years. >>> and we don't want you to forget, we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our "food for bay area families" annual holiday drive and the need is great. so if you wish to give, go to or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods' "grab and give" program. >>> 24 years after her daughter disappeared, michaela garecht's mother isn't giving up hope waiting for test results on a key piece of evidence. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has the story. >> reporter: yellow ribbons to remember a missing hayward girl. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: in this parking spot by this market, it was the last place anyone ever saw her 24 years ago. >> that's what these gatherings for me are about. it's to remember michaela to reach out to her to send her our love wherever she is. >> reporter: sharon murch and her supporters visit here every year letting all
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